Angela Stockman is the author of Make Writing: 5 Teaching Strategies that Turn Writers' Workshop into a Makerspace, published by Times 10 Publications. This book inspires teachers to recognize resistant writers as their greatest gift and honor the maker in every learner. Each chapter guides readers through the process of transforming their workshops into spaces where students can write bit by bit, game the process, tinker with text, and make their learning visible. You may find her book on Amazon, and discount pricing is available for organizations seeking to order multiple copies.
In addition to pursuing her own writing ventures, Angela spent ten years teaching middle school English Language Arts, and she's spent the last twelve years facilitating professional learning experiences for K-12 English Language Arts teachers. During her tenure, she received a citation for excellence in teaching from the New York State Department of Education and was named a Christa McAuliffe Fellow.
Angela's areas of educational expertise include reading and writing curriculum and assessment design, instructional coaching, and establishing and improving writing workshops. She is the founder of the WNY Young Writers' Studio, a fellow of New York State Educator Voice, and the owner of WNY Education Associates, a small but thriving education consulting agency in Buffalo, New York. Angela has taught at the undergraduate and graduate levels. She also consults with businesses and not for profit agencies that have stories to tell, engaging leaders in dynamic protocols that result in the creation of powerful narratives.